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Physical Therapist Assistant

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Associate's degree, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Physical Therapy Assistant. 510806

Description

Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA) increase patients' mobility and independence through therapeutic treatments that can decrease pain and discomfort, as well as increase strength and endurance. By participating in an NWACC's PTA program, you will develop the skills and knowledge to perform direct patient care, prepare for the state licensure exam, and begin your career as the support role to a physical therapist.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

100

Hours

79

Entrance Requirements

Combination of Education and Course(s)

School

NORTHWEST Arkansas Community College (NWACC)

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

Bentonville

Local WIB

5025 - Northwest

Name of Credential

Associate of Applied Science-Physical Therapist Assistant

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Internal Scholarships, Pell, other

Refund Policy

Tuition and fee refunds will be issued to eligible students who drop their classes by the drop deadline, been dropped from a class, or a class has been canceled. See the Academic Calendar for the drop deadline for the current semester. 

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - CAPTE

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$1,200.00

In-State/District Tuition

$10,000.00

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$13,000.00

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$350.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$11,550.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$14,550.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-2021.00Physical Therapist Assistants
$27.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

One College Drive, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Phone Number

(479) 936-5107

Last Updated

Nov 07, 2022

Created

Sep 17, 2020

Renewal

Nov 07, 2023

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